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Month: July 2012

ACC publishes 2012 Guide to the Business of Chemistry, a $760 billion enterprise

America’s chemical industry has grown to a $760 billion enterprise, according to the 2012 edition of the Guide to the Business of Chemistry, published earlier this week. Prepared by ACC’s...

Hill briefing spotlights trends in energy efficiency and barriers to sustainability

Sound energy policy, combined with smart U.S. investment, can help lead to a more sustainable energy future for our country — one of the premiere topics of Tuesday’s Energy...

Chemistry and sports: Innovations that are changing the game

Tonight is the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. As we cheer on the incredible athletes from around the globe, it’s amazing to think about all...

July Chemical Activity Barometer shows signs of slowing economic activity

ACC today released the July report of the Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a new leading macroeconomic indicator. This is the second monthly report of the CAB, developed by ACC...

University of Texas-Austin study demonstrates potential of engineered fuel

Last week, Dr. Michael Webber of the University of Texas at Austin together with ACC released a recent study that reaffirms the potential of everyday waste as an abundant,...